- Associated Press - Tuesday, October 13, 2015

MANASSAS, Va. (AP) - An 11-year-old boy has died after he lost control of a dirt bike and struck a tree in Manassas.

Prince William County authorities say the incident happened Sunday afternoon. The boy was riding a dirt bike with a friend at a dirt track.

Authorities say the boy hit a mound and was thrown off the bike. Police say that he hit another mound and a tree. He was rushed to an area hospital where he died.

Authorities say the boy was wearing a helmet at the time.

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